Government Detail


Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Jay, Township of (Elk) municipality or lower Township (Class: 2) no


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Apr 18, 1843 1



Name Relationship Status
Elk, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Elk County, Pennsylvania 06 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4204737760 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216402 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q6167273 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 240185 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Jay, Township of (Clearfield, defunct) Reduction Apr 18, 1843
View Expansion Huston, Township of (Elk, defunct) Dissolution Feb 13, 1844

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Apr 18, 1843
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Northumberland County-Westmoreland County 1785 Annexation yes+ 1785
View New County Cambria County-Clearfield County-Jefferson County-McKean County-Potter County-Tioga County 1804 Creation yes+ Mar 26, 1804
View New Township Chinclelcamousche Township 1804 Creation yes* Aug 1804
View New Township Elk County 1845 Township Division yes+ Dec 18, 1845
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Elk County 7th to 6th yes Nov 2, 1973

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Jay 5837430 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Fox Township-Jay Township Proposed 1844 New Township no* 1844
View New School District Jay Township Proposed 1881 Independent School District no* 1881–1883